Tag Archives: Mental Health

Bilton’s Rule

Since my post last November about the F.A.A. Lifting the ban on smart devices during take-off or landing, the issue to cell phone use has come up again and again. Yesterday, at KQED’s Forum, Dave Iverson interviewed Nick Bilton, Tech … Continue reading

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So Broken

It was Mid-winter in Ottawa when I first laid eyes on Mannon (not her real name, of course). I was to be her attending resident for the next two months. We had divvied up the patients on the Adolescent Medicine … Continue reading

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Business Talk, Family Talk

In as much as I have held this blog sacred from being invaded by our family business in any form or shape, I have had people visit my site and ask why there is no mention of the family business … Continue reading

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The Latest Unlikely Hero

The past week, we were inundated with up-to-the-minute news about Steven Slater, the Jet Blue flight attendant who apparently could not take it anymore from a rude passenger.  So he announced on the PA what a terrible person she is … Continue reading

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I woke up this morning realizing that I am about to turn another year older and I am not happy about that at all. Mainly because the reminder came, not as a sweet thought of birthday cake and greetings from … Continue reading

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Need help cause I’m going crazy!!!

My husband and I are lucky to be able to afford the luxury of a live-in Nanny. However, when such person starts to drive you crazy, to the point of loosing it completely, is it still a luxury? Our Nanny … Continue reading

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